On Friday, January 2 2015, Kenneth Westerfeld caught a 28 pound, 13 ounce Tautog (Blackfish) fishing out of Ocean City, MD. The fish was 35 inches in length. On May 5th 2015 it was confirmed and became the new world record. The previous record Tautog weighed 25 pounds and was caught in 1998 by Anthony Monica, fishing out of Ocean City NJ.
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Kids Fishing Tournament
Strathmere Fishing and Environmental Club
6 year old Sam Adams caught this 41 pound, 47 inch striped bass from the surf at LBI, NJ.
Sam is shown with his grandfather, Don.
Watch him catch it on You Tube: Sam Adams
Photo from Jingles Bait and Tackle - LBI, NJ